• WordNet 3.6
    • n Esther an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre
    • n Esther (Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)
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In literature:

This was her true name, although the Persians called her Esther.
"Child's Story of the Bible" by Mary A. Lathbury
More will be said of this remarkable kingdom when we come to the story of Mordecai and Esther.
"Half Hours in Bible Lands, Volume 2" by Rev. P. C. Headley
Miss Esther A. Barnes, Tallmadge, O.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 1, March, 1898" by Various
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 2, June, 1898" by Various
The case of Queen Esther is one often appealed to as a precedent.
"An Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism" by Catharine E. Beecher
Esther and Martha from school?
"True to His Home" by Hezekiah Butterworth
So she passes her time at Esther's house.
"An Anarchist Woman" by Hutchins Hapgood
Nevertheless, she was to me beautiful as Rachel or Abigail, or the Queen of Sheba, or Queen Esther.
"Jewish Children" by Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
Esther is good and kind.
"Robert Orange" by John Oliver Hobbes
Emily Robinson, J. Elizabeth Jones, Josephine S. Griffing, Mariana Johnson, Esther Lukens, Mary H. Stanton, Business Committee.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"

In poetry:

I see a Harper:
A Harper and a country lout, his fellow,
Upon the highway. SWIFT
I know the Harper.
"Swift's Pastoral" by Padraic Colum
No Wonder Persia's King was mov'd,
With Esther's powerful Charms;
Or Haman proud a Victim fell,
To Love's all conqu'ring Arms:
"On Miss Esther H---r---s" by Cornelius Arnold
But had the mighty Monarch liv'd,
In these our halcyon Days;
Fair Esther H—-r—-s would have struck,
His Soul with strange Amaze.
"On Miss Esther H---r---s" by Cornelius Arnold
Eva sits on the ottoman there,
Sits by a Psyche carved in stone,
With just such a face, and just such an air,
As Esther upon her throne.
"The Cameo Bracelet" by James Ryder Randall
Esther, tho' queen, was not allow'd to see
(But at some certain seasons of the year)
Her royal lord — but pray'rs always free
To go to God, without restraint or fear.
"Concerning Prayer, And Its Proper Requisites" by Rees Prichard
The pious Esther wash'd herself, before
She by the Persian monarch wou'd be seen:
Ere thou approachest the Almighty Pow'r,
Take heed, that thou'rt from all pollution clean.
"Advice To Prepare Ourselves, Before We Come To Worship God In Public" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Esther M VanSchaffel, 87, of N. Main St died Saturday (November 17, 2012) at the Wayne County Nursing Home.
Esther Lee searching for 1st AJGA invite title at Polo.
ARKVILLE — Esther G Delameter, 89, passed away Nov 18, 2012, at Margaretville Hospital, Margaretville.
Esther was born in the town of Farmington, April 1, 1925, daughter of David & Mary Showers Mollenkopf.
Fed Chief Esther George worried financial reforms falling short.
Esther was born on August 11th, 1917 in Athens, WI to the late Julius and Emily Habeck.
Esther "Becky" Eileen Barrick.
Esther Scott, the mother of Florida Gov Rick Scott, died Tuesday, the governor said.
Esther Scott, governor's mother, dies.
The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA. PAXINOS — Esther A Moyer, 90, of 409 Romanoski Lane, passed away at 8:15 am Monday, Nov 12, 2012, at Mount Carmel Senior Living Community, Mount Carmel.
Scott's mother, Esther , dies.
Esther Scott got introduced to Floridians as part of Scott's maverick bid in 2010 for governor.
Los Alamitos' Esther Lee is runner-up at state.
When it comes to big-time golf events, Los Alamitos High senior Esther Lee is a big-time player.
Esther Scott, the mother of Gov Rick Scott, is seen in a still photo from a 2010 campaign video.

In science:

Hultsch, David F.; MacDonald, Stuart W. S.; Hunter, Michael A.; Levy-Bencheton, Judi; Strauss, Esther; “Intraindividual Variability in Cognitive Performance in Older Adults : Comparison of Adults With Mild Dementia, Adults With Arthritis, and Healthy Adults.” Neuropsychology.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
Abraham Bernstein, Esther Kaufmann, Norbert E.
AceWiki: Collaborative Ontology Management in Controlled Natural Language
One is to have frequent enough 49Thanks to Esther Duflo for emphasizing the importance of this use of the models.
Tractable and Consistent Random Graph Models
Timo Soininen, Esther Gelle, and Ilkka Niemela. A fixpoint definition of dynamic constraint satisfaction.
Pruning Isomorphic Structural Sub-problems in Configuration
Nir Ailon, Ron Begleiter, and Esther Ezra. A new active learning scheme with applications to learning to rank from pairwise preferences.
Active Property Testing